GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL, July 28 to 30, Gilroy, California.
HUDSON VALLEY GARLIC FESTIVAL, September 23 and 24, Saugerties, New York (one hour from Albany; 90 minutes from NYC). www.hvgf.org
Perth Garlic Festival, August 12 and 13, Perth, Ontario (one hour from Ottawa). www.perthgarlicfestival.com
Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival, September 2 and 3, Wilmington, Vermont (one hour from Albany; 90 minutes from Hartford, Connecticut). www.lovegarlic.com